SPECIES

White-tailed Iora Aegithina nigrolutea

Prasad Ganpule
Version: 2.0 — Published October 22, 2020

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Table 1

Linear measurements from Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Gujarat, and Chhattisgarh

Linear measurements (in mm) – from Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Gujarat, and Chhattisgarh (Marien 1952). Values in the Age/sex column given as Ad (adult), m (male), and f (female).

Location

Age/Sex

n

Wing

Tail

Bill

Tamil Nadu

Ad/m

1

60.5

40

16

Tamil Nadu

Ad/m

1

60.5

40

16

Bihar

Ad/m

3

60-65 (62.6)

39.5-45.5 (42.5)

15.5-16.5 (15.8)

Bihar

Ad/f

4

63-63

(63)

44, 452

(44.5)

15.5-17

(16.4)

Kathiawar1 (Gujarat)

Ad/m

4

63-65.5 (64.3)

44.5-46

(45.6)

16-17

(16.4)

Kathiawar1 (Gujarat)

Ad/f

5

62.5-65.5

(64.1)

44.5-48.5

(45.8)

14.5-16

(15.3)

Surguja, Chhattisgarh

Ad/m

1

64

46

18

Surguja, Chhattisgarh

Ad/f

1

60

40

16.5

  • 1Location is Sihor, near Bhavnagar, in Saurashtra.
  • 2Tail measurements for only two females

Table 2

Linear measurements from northwestern India, Sri Lanka, and southern Karnataka

Linear measurements (in mm) – from northwestern India, Sri Lanka, and southern Karnataka (Marien 1952). Values in the Age/sex column given as Ad (adult), ? (unknown), m (male), and f (female).

Location

Age/sex

n

Wing

Tail

Culmen

Tarsus

Source

Northwestern India

Ad/m

16

60-67

41.2-47.7

14.3-16.1

17.5-19.7

BMNH

Sri Lanka

?/m

1

60

40

15.4

18.7

BMNH

Northwestern India

Ad/f

15

62-65

43.1-51.7

15.4-16.6

17.6-19.3

BMNH

Southern Karnataka

Ad/f

1

57

42.4

14.5

17.8

BMNH

Table 3

Linear measurements from northern and western India

Linear measurements from northern and western India (Abdulali 1981).

Location

Sex

n

Wing

Tail

Bill

Gujarat

m

4

62-64

(63)

44-46

(45)

13.2-14.2

(13.8)

Gujarat

f

2

61, 62

44, 46

13, 13.2

Northern India

m

5

65.5-69.5

(66.8)

46-50

(47)

14.8-16.3

(15.5)

Northern India

f1

6

62-67

(64.5)

46-49

(47.5)

13.3-16

(14.8)

1Includes measurements of two juveniles, with identification of one juvenile uncertain (Abdulali 1981).

Table 4

Linear measurements from Gujarat (western India)

Linear measurements from Gujarat (western India) (Ali 1955).

Sex

n

Wing

Tail

Bill

Tarsus

m

5

62-65

43-47.5

14-18

17-19

f

3

61-64

45-51

14.5-17

19.51

1Only for one female.

Recommended Citation

Ganpule, P. (2020). White-tailed Iora (Aegithina nigrolutea), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (S. M. Billerman and B. K. Keeney, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.whtior1.02